Rule 12g3-2(b) Exemption # 82-35186
Banco do Brasil S.A. (“BB”), pursuant to § 4 of Article 157 of Law No. 6,404, dated December 15th, 1976, and to CVM (Brazilian Securities and Exchange Comission) Regulation 358, dated January 3rd, 2002, and in addition to Material Facts released on 11.26.2012, 12.18.2012 and 01.30.2013, informs that the Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, held today, approved:
a) the initial Public Offering of the wholly owned subsidiary, BB Seguridade Participações S.A. (“BB Seguridade”) and its application to be a registered public company, category “A” issuer, to the Brazilian Securities Commision (“CVM”);
b) the sale of shares issued by BB Seguridade, owned by Banco do Brasil, with the amount and price per share to be defined by the Board of Directors in due time in a Primary Public Offering and/or Secondary in accordance to the minute of the referred Meeting;
c) the capital increase of BB Seguridade, up to 10% of total issued shares, assuming a Primary Offering, pursuant to decision to be taken in due time by the Board of Directors;
d) the delegation of powers to the Board of Directors to execute a Primary and/or Secondary Offering, as well as aspects and procedures necessary for its implementation.
This notice should not be considered an Offering, which will depend on favorable market conditions.
Further material information will be promptly released to the market.
Brasília (DF), February 20th, 2013.
Ivan de Souza Monteiro